Deaths in Laois - February 12, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - February 12, 2018

Dick Costigan - Ballinakill

The death took place on Sunday, February 11 of Dick Costigan of Ballypickas, Ballinakill.

In the care of the staff of Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Deeply regretted by his loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Arrangements to be announced later. 

Ethel Richardson - Mountrath 

The death took place on Sunday, February 11 of Ethel Richardson (née McCourt) of Crannagh, Mountrath.

Died peacefully in the care of the staff of Ballard Nursing Home Portlaoise. Pre-deceased by her husband Bob. Deeply regretted by her sister Doris (Peg) U.K, brother Sammy, nieces Oonagh and Moira, nephew Denis, and her special friend and cousin Frances, relatives, friends and her very kind neighbours.

Ethel will repose in her home on Monday from 6pm to 8pm. Funeral service on Tuesday morning at 11am in the Methodist Church, Portlaoise. Burial afterwards in St John The Baptist Church grounds, Ballyfin.

Robina Moody - Mountmellick

The death took place on Saturday, February 10 of Robina Moody of Irishtown, Mountmellick.

Formerly of Clongarrett, Clonbullogue. Peacefully, in her home. Sister to Hilda, Irene, Albert, Billy, Susan and Yvonne, predeceased by her father William, mother Pearl and brother Trevor. Sadly missed by her loving family, brothers in law Trevor, Jim, Robin and partner Eric, sisters in law Florence and Joan, nieces and nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Betty Deffew - Mountmellick

The death took place on Friday, February 9 of Betty Deffew (née Dunne) Of Emmet Tce, Mountmellick and formerly Cushina Portarlington.

Peacefully.  Deeply regretted by her husband Andy, daughter Edith, son Ken and grandson Billy, brothers sisters, uncle Johnny Dillon,relatives neighbours and her many friends.

Reposing in her home on Sunday and Monday from 2pm. Recital of the rosary on both evenings at 9pm. Funeral arriving to St Joseph’s Church Mountmellick on Tuesday from 12 noon requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Joseph’s Cemetery.

Gary Keegan - Rosenallis

The death took place on Friday, February 9 of Gary (Paddy) Keegan of Corbally, Rosenallis.

Died suddenly but peacefully at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaois. Beloved husband of Helena (née Carroll) and father of Gary, Andrew and Claire. Sadly missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, sisters and his extended family and friends.
Rest In Peace

Reposing at Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, on Sunday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 7pm. Prayers in The Funeral Home at 11am on Monday morning. Removal at 11.30am to St Brigid's Church, Rosenallis, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St.Brigid's Cemetery.